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Good Samaritans: Performance Art Versus Theater, Or Are They One and the Same?

Good Samaritans: Performance Art Versus Theater, Or Are They One and the Same?

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What should one expect when walking into a Richard Maxwell play? 966 more words

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The Dressmaker's Secret: Messy Realism in Communist Romania

The Dressmaker’s Secret: Messy Realism in Communist Romania

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Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld’s The Dressmaker’s Secret, getting its world premiere at 59E59 Theatres, is obviously a personal piece direct from the heart and most definitely from a deeply felt memory. 702 more words

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‘Carmen’ is a great experience for first-time opera goers

By Rachel Popa
Managing Editor of Social Media and Web Content

Going to see an opera may seem like it would be an intimidating, high-brow experience, but going to see ‘Carmen,’ the classic opera by French composer Georges Bizet at the Lyric Opera downtown is a great experience, especially for those who have not seen an opera performed live before. 155 more words

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The Object Lesson: Not Much to Hold On To in the End

The Object Lesson: Not Much to Hold On To in the End

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There are boxes upon boxes, piled high to the ceiling.   672 more words

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Sunset Boulevard: It's Close, Glenn Close, But Not a Bull’s-eye

Sunset Boulevard: It’s Close, Glenn Close, But Not a Bull’s-eye

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Glenn Close has returned to Broadway. Triumphantly.  To standing ovations after her big number in the middle of Act II. 1,242 more words

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Oakland A's Honor Rickey Henderson

OAKLAND, Calif. – As the A’s reconstruct their roster after a disappointing 2016, they also are honoring one of their all-time greats by naming the field at the Coliseum after Rickey Henderson. 193 more words

Yen: When Boys are Treated like Dogs

Yen: When Boys are Treated like Dogs

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I knew it was going to have a bite.  This play falls in a genre of young playwrights, British this time, who write about dysfunctional youth, lost and uncared for, failed by their care givers and the system, acting out, living in squaller.   981 more words

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